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3rd February 2020


Half Term Fun's Just Around the Corner!

Spring is in the air which means the school half term holidays are just around the corner! If you live in the area where Metro Rod Bedford are kept busy unblocking drains and carrying out CCTV surveys, then you're in luck, as there's absolutely loads to do this half term, right on your doorstep!

So, if you're not hitting the pistes, we've pulled together a snapshot of just a few of the best local attractions to visit with children this February half term, right here in the local area. What's more - you can relax and enjoy the holidays, knowing that should you have any drainage issues whatsoever, including blocked or overflowing drains, Metro Rod Bedford are just a phone call away.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

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Just a few miles from Metro Rod Bedford you'll find the amazing ZSL Whipsnade Zoo where in addition to all the usual, amazing events that run throughout the year, aspiring young vets can put their animal care skills to the test with Vets in Action, a fascinating role-playing experience for children.

Running from Saturday 15 February - Sunday 23 February, children will help examine and carry out treatments on soft toys – from monitoring a chimp’s heart to carrying out checks on a stranded seal, experiencing the huge variety of work carried out by the Zoo’s vets, vet nurses and zookeepers.

After the stethoscopes come off, a packed schedule of demonstrations and activities throughout the week will take families further inside the exciting world of ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

A great value day out, Vets in Action is included in the Zoo entry price.
Sessions will be available from 10:30am-12pm and 2.00pm-3:30pm.
Recommended for children aged 5-11. Click here for further information and to book tickets!

Mead Open Farm

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At Mead Open Farm, there's something for children of all ages, from indoor play if it's a bit chilly, to a fantastic choice of outdoor activities for when the sun is shining!

Lambing is back this Half Term from 15th-23rd Feb! Meet adorable new-born lambs in the Lamb Nursery, watch our fleecy friends take their first steps and get up close to Bottle Feed the older lambs. MORE information here.

With many lambs expected this February, you might even be lucky enough to see one being born. It’s baaa-rilliant fun! Plus spend a whole day at the farm with their huge extended Indoor Play and GrainStore Kitchen Café.

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

Metro Rod Bedford are lucky enough to be located a stone's throw away from the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that is Dunstable Downs! Whether you are a keen dog walker or simply love to watch the colourful kites flying from the fantastic, dog friendly 'View Cafe', there's always loads going on up at the Visitors Centre!

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With activities including Star Gazing Evenings, Kite Making Workshops and Glider and Hot-Air Balloon Days, there's something for everyone! You can find out more and plan your half term days out by visiting their website here.

If you require our services, Metro Rod Bedford and Milton Keynes can; unblock toilets and drains, empty septic tanks, unblock sinks, carry out CCTV surveys, vac your gutters and even remove graffiti!

We also offer a whole host of drainage and emergency plumbing services, if you are unsure of the issue or how to resolve it, contact us here at Metro Rod Bedford and Milton Keynes in one of the following ways:

Give us a call 01582 666543 between 8am and 5pm

Or FREEPHONE 0800 668800 anytime day or night, 365 days a year.

Email us: [email protected]



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